I've seen better heads on nickel beers

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I've seen better heads on nickel beers

slang Said when one deems someone to be stupid. The "head" is the foam that forms when beer is poured into a glass. It is used here as a pun in reference to one's head, representing their brain or intellect. Oh please, I've seen better heads on nickel beers—you can't believe a word that fool says. I can't believe you're so impressed with her—I've seen better heads on nickel beers, honestly.
See also: beer, better, head, nickel, on, seen

I've seen better heads on nickel beers.

Rur. This person is stupid. Jim's good-looking, but I've seen better heads on nickel beers. My students this term aren't what you'd call bright. I've seen better heads on nickel beers.
See also: beer, better, head, nickel, on, seen